Gram-negative folliculitis

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Gram-negative folliculitis
Gram negative folliculitis
SpecialtyDermatology

Gram-negative folliculitis is an acneiform eruption.[1]

It occurs in people who have had moderately inflammatory acne for long periods and have been treated with long-term antibiotics, mainly tetracyclines. Cultures of lesions typically reveal a species of Klebsiella, Escherichia coli, Enterobacter, or, from the deep cystic lesions, Proteus.[2]: 242, 273 

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References

  1. "Gram-negative folliculitis". dermnetnz.org. Archived from the original on 29 March 2023. Retrieved 3 June 2023.
  2. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.

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